Linked by Alexey Eromenko on Fri 1st Feb 2013 21:52 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Many people think that all Androids are equal and it's a race to the bottom where the cheapest vendor wins. This could not be farther from the truth. For me, it all began half-a-year ago, when I bought the Samsung Galaxy S III and was absolutely stunned by it, then exploring and comparing it with other Androids. Now that Google has fired a shot across the bow with its low pricing for the unlocked Nexus 4, where does that leave Samsung and its flagship handset?
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RE[2]: WTF
by Alexey Technologov on Mon 4th Feb 2013 20:51 UTC in reply to "RE: WTF"
Alexey Technologov
Member since:
2007-03-16

I think it's pretty clear the author did not actually have a N4 to compare it against, the article is full of inaccuracies.


I think I made it pretty clear, that the comparison was vs. Galaxy Nexus (with Google Android 4.0), not the Nexus 4.

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RE[3]: WTF
by Hatts on Mon 4th Feb 2013 21:10 in reply to "RE[2]: WTF"
Hatts Member since:
2013-02-04

I don't think it's clear at all, you mention the Nexus 4 at least 3 times by my count, including in your lead paragraph. Furthermore you often refer to 'the nexus' without specifying whether you mean the galaxy nexus or the nexus 4 in that specific instance.

Now that Google has fired a shot across the bow with its low pricing for the unlocked Nexus 4, where does that leave Samsung and its flagship handset?


You seem to be comparing the S3 against the Galaxy Nexus, the Nexus 4 and some nebulous group of 'chinese phones'. You pick and chose which phone to compare the S3 against for each point to give the best arbitrary score to the S3. Comparing the S2 to the Galaxy Nexus and the S3 to the Nexus 4 are probably more fair comparisons, and undisclosed 'chinese phones' should probably be left out entirely.

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RE[3]: WTF
by JAlexoid on Mon 4th Feb 2013 21:12 in reply to "RE[2]: WTF"
JAlexoid Member since:
2009-05-19

I think I made it pretty clear, that the comparison was vs. Galaxy Nexus (with Google Android 4.0), not the Nexus 4.


No. You did not. Your references to the $350 Nexus 4 make it all muddy. You do know that Galaxy Nexus was also $350 before Nexus 4 became available, right?

Also, implying that Galaxy Nexus glass is unfortified. It's the same as Gorilla Glass, but generic.

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RE[3]: WTF
by David on Tue 5th Feb 2013 05:58 in reply to "RE[2]: WTF"
David Member since:
1997-10-01

Sorry, it was an error in editing that's responsible for the confusion. I'll try to clear it up in the article. The author did the comparison with the Galaxy Nexus, and I wanted to bring the article up-to-date with the newly released Nexus 4, and that difference is where the confusion lies.

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